Andrew Vickery, head of rural services at UK accountancy firm Old Mill, argues that UK farmers should take advantage of the next few profitable years to plan for the future including investing in new technologies.
The need to engage more effectively with ag scientists and other agtech stakeholders was one of the main challenges cited by UK farmers speaking at the Realizing our Economic and Agricultural Potential conference in Cambridge last month.
The venture capital arm of the UK food company has exited Lumora, a food safety and technology platform, to German healthcare conglomerate EBRA Diagnostics Mannheim (EBRA) as Fund II takes a new direction.
With one of the world's oldest agriculture sectors, the UK is home to a large amount of agricultural research in technologies and science. Here are three institutions offering funding or support to agtech entrepreneurs and startups.
The venture capital arm of UK food company Tate & Lyle has launched a £30 million ($37 million) fund. Here Simon Barnes, managing partner, describes the fund's strategy and independence from the sugar manufacturer.